: Haryana Government announced two per cent increase in Dearness Relief (DR) for State Government pensioners.

Chandigarh, October 11: Haryana Government announced two per cent increase in Dearness Relief (DR) for State Government pensioners and family pensioners on revised pension (7th Pay Commission) with effect from July 1, 2018, thus raising the DR on the pattern of Central Government employees from existing seven per cent to nine per cent.

          Haryana Finance Minister, Capt. Abhimanyu today said that this enhancement would have an additional financial burden of about Rs 92.64 crore on the state exchequer for 8 months from July 2018 to February 2019 in the financial year 2018-19.

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